Basic Biographical Details

Name: Peter Kerr
Born: c. 1866
Died: 4 March 1933
Bio Notes: Peter Kerr was born about 1866, the son of William Kerr, tenant farmer, and his wife Margaret Meiklam. He was practising as an architect, civil engineer and surveyor in Johnstone, Renfrewshire c.1890. The only known references to him are in Paisley Dean of Guild. He joined William Watson in partnership in the last years of the 19th century and remained so until about 1930.

He died aged 67 on 4 March 1933, survived by his wife Margaret Rowand and three sons and a daughter. A the time of his death he is described as 'civil engineer and valuer with Inland Revenue'.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this :
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 3Johnstone, Renfrewshire, ScotlandBusiness   
Item 2 of 3Lindive, Linwood, Renfrewshire, ScotlandPrivate1890 *  
Item 3 of 3Branscroft, Johnstone, Renfrewshire, ScotlandPrivate1901 *  

* earliest date known from documented sources.

Employment and Training


The following individuals or organisations employed or trained this (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate fromDate toPositionNotes
Item 1 of 1Kerr & WatsonBefore 1897After 1924Partner 

Buildings and Designs

This was involved with the following buildings or structures from the date specified (click on an item to view details):
 Date startedBuilding nameTown, district or villageIslandCity or countyCountryNotes
Item 1 of 141889Cottage, Glasgow RoadPaisley RenfrewshireScotland 
Item 2 of 141891Tenement and stable, Back Sneddon StreetPaisley RenfrewshireScotland 
Item 3 of 141899Grain store and stable, 22 Maxwellton StreetPaisley RenfrewshireScotlandPlans dated
Item 4 of 141903Harbour SawmillsPaisley RenfrewshireScotland 
Item 5 of 141905SchoolJohnstone RenfrewshireScotland 
Item 6 of 141905Villa, West Glen RoadKilmacolm/Kilmalcolm RenfrewshireScotland 
Item 7 of 141906Harbour SawmillsPaisley RenfrewshireScotland 
Item 8 of 141909BeaufortKilbarchan Renfrewshire  
Item 9 of 141909Victoria Drive Higher Grade School  GlasgowScotland 
Item 10 of 141915Caledonia WorksPaisley RenfrewshireScotlandPacking department
Item 11 of 141920Housing schemes   Scotland 
Item 12 of 141924Arrol Johnston Motor Company FactoryDumfries DumfriesshireScotlandAdditions
Item 13 of 141930Johnstone Baptist ChurchJohnstone RenfrewshireScotlandConversion of old Liberal Club into Johnstone Baptist Church
Item 14 of 141930Peat Road SchoolGreenock RenfrewshireScotland 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this :
Item 1 of 1Post Office Directories     

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this :
 SourceArchive NameSource Catalogue No.Notes
Item 1 of 1H M Register HouseDeath Register